Local Eats: Grand Blanc’s Grafted Root Eatery features home cooking and a full bar

GRAND BLANC, MI — For the past six years, Michele Matthews has crafted her business to simulate the same atmosphere of her home: a cozy feel with mix-and-match chairs, hearty meals and an array of alcoholic beverages.

Grafted Root Eatery in Grand Blanc is known for its locally sourced ingredients and meals from scratch.

“It’s basically home cooking,” said Matthews. “I was a stay at home wife and mom before I opened up this. So everything is basically how I cooked at home and I was raised to cook everything from scratch, not pre-processed. I try to buy as much local as I can.”

Related: New restaurant and bar ‘The Grafted Root Eatery’ to open in Grand Blanc

The breakfast and lunch eatery serves up its staple items like banana bread, cherry walnut French toast, bacon and Swiss cheese quiche, salads and soups. It also features a full bar with

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Smart Home Appliances Market Is Reaching A Value Worth $92.72 Billion By 2027 | Grand View Research, Inc – Press Release

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According to report published by Grand View Research, the global smart home appliances market size was valued at USD 32.30 billion in 2019 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.1% from 2020 to 2027.

The global smart home appliances market worth USD 92.72 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 14.1%, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing urbanization and demand for electrical appliances is likely to propel a huge demand in the upcoming years. In addition, increase in competition for manufacture of production of innovative home appliances is expected to play a pivotal role in shaping the market growth in the forthcoming years.

The demand for smart home appliances such as smart air purifiers, smart lights, smart washing machines, and others is likely to enhance the market growth. Rise

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Havenpark Communities hosts grand re-opening at Brookwood Estates to celebrate community improvements

West Fargo Mayor and City Commissioner Visit Newly Renovated Havenpark Property

West Fargo City commissioner, Mandy George; Havepark Communities Divisional Vice President, Sean King; and West Fargo City Mayor, Bernie Dardis pose in front of the newly installed Brookwood Estates monument sign.
West Fargo City commissioner, Mandy George; Havepark Communities Divisional Vice President, Sean King; and West Fargo City Mayor, Bernie Dardis pose in front of the newly installed Brookwood Estates monument sign.
West Fargo City commissioner, Mandy George; Havepark Communities Divisional Vice President, Sean King; and West Fargo City Mayor, Bernie Dardis pose in front of the newly installed Brookwood Estates monument sign.

Brookwood Estates Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Residents and staff at Brookwood Estates gather over food and entertainment to celebrate their community's relaunch. Masks and sanitization were provided for all attendees.
Residents and staff at Brookwood Estates gather over food and entertainment to celebrate their community’s relaunch. Masks and sanitization were provided for all attendees.
Residents and staff at Brookwood Estates gather over food and entertainment to celebrate their community’s relaunch. Masks and sanitization were provided for all attendees.

Brookwood Estates Community Pride

Residents at Brookwood Estates take pride in their community and strive to make their community a beautiful place to live in.
Residents at Brookwood Estates take pride in their community and strive to make their community a beautiful place to live
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Seagate completes total remodel of grand estate at Quail West

Seagate Development Group announced it has completed a total remodel of a nearly 6,000 square foot, two story grand estate residence at Quail West.  The project took a total of nine months to complete.  Seagate reimagined the spaces throughout the home and created an on-trend open-concept living environment.  Theory Design designed the home’s new interior design.  The project also entailed extensive exterior enhancements, including a new driveway, new landscaping, new landscaping lighting, a new roof, and a new exterior pool deck, including new waterline tile in the pool, installation of new pool equipment, and a re-designed outdoor kitchen area.



a large stone statue in front of a house: Seagate Development Group announced it has completed a total remodel of a nearly 6,000 square foot, two story grand estate residence at Quail West.


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Seagate Development Group announced it has completed a total remodel of a nearly 6,000 square foot, two story grand estate residence at Quail West.

Inside, Seagate created a new feature wall in the great room to replace what was originally an outdated precast concrete fireplace that extended to the

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Grand Palais’s Renovation Scaled Back in Wake of Covid-19

The hotly anticipated renovation of Paris’s historic Grand Palais is to be somewhat less grand following government intervention in the project, The Art Newspaper reports. Costs, originally projected at $543 million, soared to $700 million, prompting the Réunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais (RMN-GP), the government entity which oversees the structure, to step in and pare the scheme back to fit the original budget.

The initial plans for remodeling, announced in February 2018, would have reconfigured the site and required extensive excavation of the grounds surrounding the 120-year-old structure as well as its interior. Among the changes originally put forth by French-Italian architects LAN (Local Architecture Network) were a new entrance and an internal “pedestrian street” that would connect the different parts of the massive building, which hosts the popular annual fairs Paris Photo and the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain (FIAC).

The rising costs were to have been offset by a

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From dated Victorian lodge to grand design for sale in Guiseley

Tiny converted lodge gets a grand design style makeover in Guiseley

Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 9:23 am

Updated Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 9:28 am
The old gardener’s lodge is now a grand design

Having successfully renovated and self-built before, Stuart Marquis and his partner, Beverley Poole, couldn’t resist the opportunity to do it all again. So when a converted Victorian lodge next to their own home came up for auction, they began dreaming of how it could be transformed and decided to bid.

The hammer came down in their favour and the result is a remarkable “grand design” that retains the characterful old building while adding a 21st century touch. It is now for sale with a price tag of £525,000 with Hardisty and Co.

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“The theme we wanted was ‘old and new’. The

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Smart Home Appliances Market Size Worth $92.72 Billion By 2027: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The global smart home appliances market size is anticipated to reach USD 92.72 billion by 2027, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., expanding at a CAGR of 14.1% from 2020 to 2027. The market is likely to witness significant growth in the years to come on account of the growing geriatric population, improved M-2-M communication systems, new product development, and improvements in the Internet of Things (IoT).

Technology is responsible for providing effective energy saving solutions, which are backed by various initiatives and favorable reforms undertaken by the government bodies in developed regions, including Europe and North America. High-end devices, coupled with technologically advanced features, such as IP and Bluetooth, render a large proportion of the overall population with unaffordable technology, which, in turn, is expected to drive demand.

Key suggestions from the report:

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